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Can shortcuts help you make the cut?
My Truly Rich Friends, especially the old ones, will not be happy to know that I am sharing these shortcuts to success with you, my Not So Rich readers. But I see myself as Queen of the People, and so to the ordinary ...
 
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Comfort is key when it comes to luxury travel.
I am not obsessed with this Meghan Markle who married a Prince, and who made all our girlhood dreams come true. I am not!I do not know, for example, that she is on a tour of Australia, Fiji, Tonga, and New Zealand, ...
 
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What to do when you see someone wearing the same dress, you bump into your ex, or the waiter spills wine on your couture (and your cleavage).
There is unusual chatter about balls at the moment, so it might be a good time to dig up the quick-and-dirty rules of attending a formal event. Whether a grand ceremony of countless beautiful faces (the last good one I attended was ...
 
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There is now the court of public opinion, a dour, unwinnable arena you never want to find yourself in.
Who hasn’t been in a situation where the intensity of emotion explodes into something else?Before you know it, as you do your darndest to contain a stupid heart that just wants to leap out of your throat, your voice reaches a shrill ...
 
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Let these broad strokes be your quick-test when governing the sometimes ungovernable.
What is lovable but germy, a big ball of cute but also a big pain in the you-know-what?Why, those two- to six-year old human beings, in the life stage right after I'm-a-helpless-thing and just before the beginnings of self-mastery.Let us focus on ...
 
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Queen Elizabeth sure does have some strict jewelry rules...
Meghan Markle and Kate Middleton may be living royally, but with the Duchess title comes a lot of rules and responsibility. And now, as if the two didn't already have enough royal protocol guidelines to worry about, an etiquette expert just revealed to News.Com.Au that they also have specific jewelry requirements too.Etiquette teacher Myka ...
 
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At the end of the day, the boss, whether perfect or questionable, capable or an idiot, is good to have on your side.
I've learned a lot from my former bosses, some Truly Rich, others not. One, an old lady who always smelled like crushed rose petals in milk, stressed the exercise of elegance in everything, especially the littlest things: “No, no, Si-si. A ‘Hello’ will ...
 
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The Truly Rich Lady muses about the box office hit.
No need to remind everyone that, aside from being a box office winner that brought in $35 million in five days in the U.S., a soon-to-be series with a sequel in the works, and a worthwhile escape from the realities of life, ...
 
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Have you heard about the dogs who drink water from France, get a massage every week, and fly private?
Sshh! Just popping in to share a few outrageous stories about my Truly Rich Friends. Please don’t let them know that it was I, Si-si Coo, who spilled the beans on their wild behavior (I still want to have dinner at their ...
 
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"Never be late. Time, not money, is the ultimate luxury. I want my lunch companion to know that I am grateful for her time, that I respect her."
There are times when I feel like a stranger in this world. I do not feel at ease in the clunky flow of daily interactions. I do not recognize the language being spoken. I do not feel the warm glimmer of being ...
 
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No one is immune from bad customer service.
My Very Blunt Friend called me a She-Hulk yesterday. I deserved it.She witnessed me snap at an innocent telemarketer, who had only been trying to invite me to a new property. In six seconds, I went from quiet and lovely to green ...
 
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The U.S. President walked in front of Her Majesty twice.
Donald Trump met Queen Elizabeth II for the first time on Friday, and all eyes were on the President to see if he would follow the rules of royal protocol. There are a lot of do's and don'ts when meeting Her Majesty, ...
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